Roosevelt Papers: Telegram

Prime Minister Churchill to President Roosevelt 1

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385. Former Naval Person to President Roosevelt personal and most secret.

Colonel and Mrs Warden with Lieut M Warden would like to spend the night of the 10th at Abraham to arrange things, and could reach you2 evening of 12th. They are all looking forward very much to this.
Anthony3 will fly over to join me at Abraham in time for our general meeting there. I am bringing Leathers who wants to contact Lew Douglas and also would like Aver ell4 to come too if you approve.
Looking forward much to hearing you tonight. I was delighted at your rebuke to the foolish broadcast against the King of Italy.5
  1. Sent by the United States Military Attaché, London, via Army channels.
  2. At Hyde Park.
  3. Eden.
  4. Harriman.
  5. The reference is to a remark made by Roosevelt in the course of his 911th press conference on July 27, 1943. See Rosenman, p. 323.